Foray into Aquaponics

Foray into Aquaponics
I already mentioned growing food.  Well I want my garden to be completely organic.  I started studying permaculture and while doing so I found out about aquaponics.  How awesome!  So, here’s my first foray into aquaponics. I found out about this self-contained starter aquaponics setup called Aquafarm. It’s a five gallon aquarium, with everything you need to get ...

Garden Tower 4

Garden Tower
So one of the things I want to do is grow some food.  The desert isn’t a great place to do it, but it’s still possible!  I decided to start simply and get a Garden Tower. It’s also fall, so not a great time to start, but I started anyway :).[pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-HFqPyQ1bxUo/Uj939QjIDEI/AAAAAAAABYo/onkYcPoozSE/s144-c-o/IMG_20130922_105143_291.jpg” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/113749325768518604662/Projects#5926587528940883010″ caption=”” type=”image” ...

Baby Chicks! 1

Baby Chicks!
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